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Portfolio Manager - Worthing, West Sussex/WFH

REAL Technical Solutions Limited

Posted on May 30, 2022 by REAL Technical Solutions Limited

Worthing, Sussex, United Kingdom
IT
Immediate Start
£80k - £90k Annual
Full-Time

Portfolio Manager - Worthing, West Sussex/WFH

£80,000 - £90,000 plus excellent benefits, bonus and career opportunities/Based Worthing, West Sussex with WFH opportunities, 2 days per week in the office

A leading technology strong, professional services company, are seeking an experienced Portfolio Manager to act as an ambassador to drive their business, and their people, through an exciting transformation.

Core attributes for this role:

  • Track history of delivering programmes of work across IT/Business Systems/Business Process/Customer focus - delivery excellent is paramount.
  • Have a calm, balanced and cohesive approach.
  • Must have excellent stakeholder management experience.
  • Excellent people manager.
  • Have high standards of project performance and engagement.
  • Focus on quality.
  • Enterprise/large scale environment experience.

As the Portfolio Manager you will manage the Project/Programme Management Team collaborating with Business Owners, Product Owners, and Business and IT Solution Leaders to define the objectives and scope of projects.

With this Portfolio Manager position you will enjoy working in a fast-paced, regulated environment? Do you have demonstrable experience of shaping, scoping and delivering simple, medium and large projects, being a key influencer within various diverse portfolio streams?

If you are an expert in line management, capable of leading a Project Management team, driving their development through performance reviews, coaching and mentoring?

As the Portfolio Manager, you will be responsible for leading a team of Project Managers and Project Analysts in the planning and management of IT. and Business projects. This includes the management of definition of requirements and solutions, estimating, planning, resource management, cost/budget management and delivery execution. You will deliver projects from initiation; through design and procurement; build and integration; testing; deployment; and transition to support.

Responsibilities for the Portfolio Manager:

  • Management of permanent and contract Project Managers and Project Analysts in the successful delivery of simple, medium and large projects (in the line manager role).
  • Ensure the team manage projects from initiation to delivery and handover in support Business and IT objectives, in collaboration with Business Owners and Business and IT stakeholders.
  • Ensure Projects have clear objectives and scope, work breakdown structure, roles and responsibilities, project team resource requirements and assignments. Labour and costs estimates, deliverables, plans, schedule and milestones.
  • Ensure the team communicate with project team members and stakeholders regularly, monitoring and reporting progress, monitoring deliverables including sign off, effort and costs.
  • Manage the team to complete lessons learnt exercises, recommending and supporting change, developing a culture of continuous improvements and learning. Develop team members and the overall team capabilities.

Experience Required for the Portfolio Manager:

  • PMP, Prince 2 or equivalent certification.
  • Significant demonstrable experience of shaping, scoping and delivering simple, medium and large projects.
  • People management experience including performance reviews, career development, coaching and mentoring.
  • Fostering an environment of best practise, information sharing, cross training and process improvement.

Portfolio Manager - Worthing, West Sussex/WFH

£80,000 - £90,000 plus excellent benefits, bonus and career opportunities/Based Worthing, West Sussex with WFH opportunities, 2 days per week in the office

Reference: 1612392764

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